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Canning House is pleased to present a virtual celebration of Bolivia's Independence Day, on 6 August!
Including messages from the Bolivian Head of Mission in the UK, Maria Jose Oomen Liebers, and HE Ambassador Jeff Glekin, British Ambassador to Bolivia, as well as a selection of videos and resources celebrating Bolivian culture.
Organised in partnership with the Embassy of Bolivia in London.
Maria Jose Oomen Liebers, Head of Mission at the Bolivian Embassy in London, delivers a message celebrating Bolivian independence with a look back at the country's historic achievement 195 years ago, and looking forward to continued collaboration between Bolivia and the UK to emerge from the challenges of Covid-19.
HMA Jeff Glekin delivers a message to wish Bolivia a happy Independence Day, and to voice his appreciation of the links and support shown between the UK and Bolivia, especially during the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bolivia's cultural heritage includes unique dances and music. Enjoy presentations by Bolivian dancers and music artists based in the UK.
Bolivia's gastronomy is best known for its unique street food. In this video, Bolivian Chef Belen Borda, executive chef of Belen Restaurante, gives a short introduction to some of the most popular street food options you should try when visiting Bolivia.
Taste some authentic Bolivian dishes at Mi Llajta restaurant, based in Brixton, London. Enjoy a 10% discount in celebration of Bolivia's National Day!
All Bolivian vineyards are grown between 1,600 and 3,000 meters above sea level. There is no other country in the world with these characteristics.
– Bolivia has ancestral vineyards with vines of around 300 years old, grown around molle trees.
– Elegant style, medium to high quality wines produced in small volumes in an exotic, yet virtually undiscovered viticultural country.
To find out more about Bolivian wines visit
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